Oasis Bay Classic, Hanoi & Mai Chau package

  • Tour code: HLMC1
  • Duration: 6 DAYS 5 NIGHTS
The hidden Buoc Village is the highlight of this tour. Get away from all the masses of tourist when you go trekking through the rice terraces away from the other people. Our crusie through Halong bay will do the same, with only our boat heading off along it’s own route away from all the honking and noise from all the other boats bunched up

Highlight

  • Explore Ha Noi the capital of Viet Nam, visit Tran Quoc pagoda, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum & Museum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s, visit the One-Pillar Pagoda, Ethnology Museum. Visit the Temple of Literature, Ngoc Son temple. 
  • Explore Ha Long world heritage, stay on cruise & pass through some islets, explore the emerald waters of Ha Long Bay by kayaking, attend cooking demonstration, relax in outdoor big Jacuzzi, visit cave and join in organized Tai Chi class 
  • Explore Mai Chau, cycling to visit ethnic village, walking around village & experiment with daily life

Itinerary

Arriving at Noi Bai airport, your guide will greet you at airport with a ‘Welcome’ sign board, and then you will be transferred to your hotel in Hanoi - the capital city of Vietnam, is an elegant city located on the banks of the Red River with the tranquil ‘Restored Sword’ Lake at its heart.

Overnight in Hanoi

 

 

Meal: No

07:30 - 08:30 Tour guide and shuttle bus will pick you up at the hotel in Hanoi old quarter and Hanoi Opera House then depart for the Hanoi city full day tour.

09:00 First stop is named Tran Quoc pagoda on the West Lake, the oldest pagoda in Vietnam then we visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and off to one side of the Mausoleum is the One-Pillar Pagoda which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 - the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi.

11:00 Visit the colorful traditions of the 54 ethnic groups of Viet Nam, in the Ethnology Museum.

13:00 Bus takes you to a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter, have a rest and enjoy some lunch.

14:00 Visit the Temple of Literature, the most famous temple situated in Hanoi, also functioned as Vietnam's first university. It was first constructed in 1070, under King Ly Nhan Tong and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. A vast structure that has existed to present day. We continue drive to the legendary Hoan Kiem Lake to visit Ngoc Son Temple, dedicated to Van Xuong Saint and former general commander Tran Hung Dao, for his struggle against Mongolians. You will also see the beautiful Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake.

16:00 - 16:30: Arrive at the hotel in Hanoi old quarter and Hanoi Opera House then drop you at your hotel.

Overnight in Hanoi

 

 

Meal: Breakfast,Lunch

07:00 – 07:30 Pick-up at Hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to go to Mai Chau by our comfortable van/bus

09:00 Short break in Luong Son (Outside of Hanoi).

11:00 Visit local market of the Muong Ethnic Minority to learn about their daily life and customs; enjoy the beautiful scenery of Thung Khe Pass (One of the 10 most beautiful passes in Vietnam).

12:00 Arrive in Mai Chau Valley for lunch. (Vegetarian is available).

13:00 - 15:30 Visit the real local Thai traditional Stilt House before cycling to visit villages of the Thai Ethnic Minority and learn about their daily live and culture. Stop by the handcraft village to learn about weaving in traditional way and support them by buying their local products.

16:00 Board the van to go to Hidden Buoc Village (20km away from main tourist Lac Village).

17:00 - 19:00Check-in La Maison de Buoc lodge have free time for swimming in the pool, cycling or walking around the village.

19:00 Dinner at the Lodge and free time…or fun language exchange with the local people.  

 

 

Meal: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

07:00 - 08:00 Breakfast at the Lodge.

08:30 – 12:00 Easy trekking with local guide to visit the beautiful surrounding villages visiting non-tourist path and rice terraces, hanging bridge, and visiting a local family. (Distance trek about 7.5km).

12:30 Check-out and have lunch.

13:30 Free time to relax, swimming in the pool, or go for a walk.

15:00 Board the bus to go back to Hanoi.

20:00 Arrive in Hanoi Old Quarter and drop you off at your Hotel.

Overnight in Hanoi

 

 

Meal: Breakfast,Lunch

In the morning from 7:30 – 08:30 A.M, we will do several pick- up trips around Hanoi old quarter then we are heading 189kms towards Halong Bay.

At around 12:00 noon, we arrive at Tuan Chau harbour and refresh at the Oasis Bay Lounge for about 20 minutes before boarding. Transfer by small boat to our cruise. Welcome drink, cruise briefing, safety instructions, before we check you  into your cabins. Cruise boat will pull-up anchor and our program will commence.

Then we will enjoy special lunch will be served on board while cruising past all the islets. After having lunch, the Oasis Bay will continue exploring the wonders of Halong bay. Oasis Bay has a special and very private route through the bay, away from the clutter of all the other honking boats fighting for position.

At 15:30 p.m, Explore the emerald waters of Halong Bay by Kayak. Our guides will you through a grotto cavern into a hidden lagoon where they  tell you all about the area, and the folklore of how ‘Ha Long Bay’ got its name (translates to ‘Descending Dragon Bay’). This is a great moment to get some action photos in the bay, if you have a waterproof pouch for your phone or camera.

Then return to our boat and take relax on the sundeck with a few cocktails complimented by a variety of tropical fruits and best local wines. Then attend a cooking demonstration with our Chef to learn one of the most popular cuisines in Vietnam: spring rolls, or refresh yourself in outdoor big Jacuzzi.

Tonight we will enjoy a 5 course tasting menu, prepared by our team of chefs. You are free to try evening Activities, relax at leisure: squid fishing. Overnight on cruise

 

 

Meal: Lunch,Dinner

At 06:30 A.M, wake up to a very special morning with an organized Taichi class among the peaceful surroundings of Halong. Then we enjoy coffee & tea with assorted homemade pastries, fresh juices….

You can choose either relax or visit Sung Sot Cave, hiking up and down 600 steps to the magnificent limestone stalactites and stalagmites of the most beautiful and biggest cave in Halong bay then we return our boat.

At 09:30 A.M, check-out of your cabins and settle your drink tab

A wonderful brunch buffet will a wide assortment of dishes no matter what mood you are in, will be served while the Oasis Bay is cruising back to Tuan Chau harbor.

The Oasis Bay bus will collect you from our lounge at the harbor and drive you back to Hanoi city. Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter.

You are free at leisure to transfer to airport for next destination

End of services!

 

 

 

 

Meal: Breakfast,Lunch

What's Included & Excluded

Inclusion

  • Carefully selected accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Meals at local restaurant as indicated
  • English-speaking local guide in each destination
  • Tour activity as mentioned
  • Land transfers by air-con vehicle including roundtrip airport transfers (pick up & drop off)
  • Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
  • Cruise in Halong bay
  •  bottle of water for guided tour day
  • Free kayaking in Halong bay
  • Bicyle ride in Mai Chau
  • Pre-approval letter for Vietnam visa

Exclusion

  • International flight
  • Compulsory dinner for New Year & Christmas
  • Travel insurance
  • Late checkout, early check-in
  • Drinks, laundry, tips
  • Other not stated above
Has Offers
  • Free airport transfer & VOA
Price from US $448

Need help? Contact Us:

Email: info@oasisbaycruises.com 

    or info@vilandtravel.com

Address: 70 Phu Vien, Bo De Ward, Long Bien Dist, Hanoi, Vietnam

Tel: (+84) 243-675-6756

Hotline:  (+84) 982-474-996